Tag Archives: South

Southern Belles and Books

I’m afraid I’ve gone MIA these past few weeks. Miss Darcy’s Library hasn’t been far from my thoughts, and I do have a whole list of reviews on the way, but I just can’t seem to finish one. In the … Continue reading

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The Sugar Queen, by Sarah Addison Allen (2008)

          Earlier this year, I mentioned what a disappointment The Girl Who Chased the Moon was compared to Garden Spells. When term finished a few weeks ago, I celebrated by going out and buying a pile of books, focusing … Continue reading

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The Girl Who Chased the Moon, by Sarah Addison Allen (2010)

     Welcome to Mullaby, North Carolina, a town where the air is permanently sweet with hickory smoke and fairy-tale folk walk the streets: there’s an elderly giant, shy and lonely, and a young girl to whom the scent of baking … Continue reading

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Garden Spells, by Sarah Addison Allen (2007)

     This year, January has turned out to be a more than usually lean month. Garden Spells, however, was a book I simply had to have – it would be my one extravagance, my one post-Christmas treat. I discovered it … Continue reading

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